Seminar: Understanding Chronic Pain in Personal Injury Litigation


SS Great Britain,
Gas Ferry Road,

21st November 2023
9:30am - 4:30pm

Guildhall Chambers and Pain Expert Limited are partnering together to bring you a full day seminar on understanding chronic pain when it comes to personal injury litigation.

The timetable of the day is below, and will be brought to you from experts in the field. It will be held at the historical SS Great Britain, with opportunity to explore the boat in breaks and at the end of the seminar, we will be hosting a drinks reception on the boat itself.


10.00 : Forum discussion on diagnostic difficulties – Julian Benson (Guildhall Chambers), Dr Jon Valentine (Pain Expert) Dr Jaleel Mohammed (Psychiatrist)

10.45: Coffee break (30 mins)

11.15 : Eggshell skulls, multi-factorial cases and causation – Anthony Reddiford (Guildhall Chambers)

12. 00: Break

12.15: Intervention – what, when, why, and why not? – Dr Chris Green (Pain Expert), Dr Mike Sidery (Pain Expert), Oliver Moore (Guildhall Chambers)

13:00: Lunch Break

14:15: The prognosis for pain – Dr Jon Valentine ( Pain Expert), Dr Kath Davies (Pain Expert), Dr Jaleel Mohammed (Psychiatrist), Gabriel Farmer (Guildhall Chambers)

15: 00: Drawing lessons from litigation – a discussion of points arising from recent cases – Kriti Upadhyay, Fergus Currie, James Bentley (Guildhall Chambers)

15:30: Break

16:00: Issues arising – wrap up discussion/Q&A – panel of experts and barristers

16:30: Drinks reception aboard the SS Great Britain

Please note: the seminar is held in a conference centre beside the boat, and the boat is held in a dry dock and does not move.

All ticket sales will be donated to our charity partners, Keeping Abreast and Gympanzees.

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